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Thursday, October 06, 2011

Anchovy Fish Curry using Microwave Oven

Very tasty south indian preparation.The microwave cooking time may vary for other type of fish depending upon the size of the fish and the quantity and for other M/W Oven Model too. Try this at home and add your comments.Enjoy Cooking at home.Enjoy ur meal.BonAppetit!.

Anchovy Fish Kuzhambu using Microwave Oven - Anchovy fishes cooked in spices


15 no Anchovy fish- Wash and clean well with little salt.
1 onion, chopped
1 tomato,chopped
2 green chillies-slit lengthwise
7 garlic cloves-peeled
1 tsp fenugreek seeds
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
½ tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp corainder Powder
¼ tsp turmeric powder
1/2 cup tamarind extract of gooseberry size tamarind
2 tbsp fresh coconut paste with little cumin seeds,5 pepper corns
400ml water
1 tsp salt to taste
1 sprig curry leaves
1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
2 tsp refined oil + 1 tsp coconutoil


1.Take a microwave-safe bowl,add fenugreek seeds,mustard seeds,cumin seeds,chopped onions,garlic cloves,curry leaves and refined oil.Mix them well.Microwave high for 2 mins.
2.Mix chopped tomato pieces,tamarind extract,1 cup water,half coriander leaves,chilli powder,coriander powder and turmeric powder.
3.Add this to the step 1. bowl's mixture and mix well.Microwave this on high for 20 mins atleast.
4.Take the bowl out and add coconut paste,2 green chillies,salt,cleaned Anchovy fishes,the remaining water and the other-half coriander leaves.Mix them well.
5.Microwave this on high for 12 mins atleast or 13 mins.(for other fishes upto 15 mins).
6.Garnish with coriander leaves and add a dash of coconutoil on top and serve this tasty Anchovy fish Kuzhambu hot with steamed rice, wheat dosa, chapati, idli etc.

Submitting this recipe post to MEC Event hosted by Pumpkin FarmFood  and Srivalli's Cooking 4 All Seasons


Shirley said...

Gosh fish curry! am going to make some right away.

Sumee said...

Oh. ymmm fish curry!!. I am hooked :o) Happy to follow you too..

Jehanne said...

this looks utterly delicious!

Chitra said...

so yumm...gotto try this in microwave too..

Biny's Recipes said...

omg in mwave...gr8 dear..i never tried it but will surely do it

Menaga Sathia said...

slurrp...want to try immediately!!

khushi said...

what a delicious curry...Loved the addition of the tamarind
hey do send it to my event:
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